Things to Know

Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader Program Outcomes

At the end of this program the graduate will be able to:

  1. Design, coordinate, supervise and evaluate care provided by the health care team evaluating appropriate use of fiscal and human resources.
  2. Assume accountability for client care outcomes by utilizing evidence-based information to design, implement, and evaluate the process of health care delivery.
  3. Evaluate issues in health care delivery from an ethical, socio-political, technological, and historical framework while providing leadership for change.
  4. Effect change through advocacy for clients within the health care delivery and policy system, the profession, and the interdisciplinary health care team.
  5. Assume personal responsibility and accountability for current practice and health care information and skills.
  6. Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to discuss strategies and identify and acquire resources for client populations that empower them to attain health and maintain wellness.
  7. Identify the impact of health care financial policies and economics on the delivery of health care and client outcomes.


Your advisor is the Director of the Master of Science in Nursing: Clinical Nurse Leader Program within the College of Graduate and Extended Studies Division of Central Methodist University.

Enrolling in Classes

When you and your advisor have selected your class schedule and it has been processed through the Registrar's office, you are then enrolled in those selected classes and your name will appear on the class roll. You will be held responsible for attendance in those classes. Be sure to know what, when, and where the classes are and attend them.

Degree Plan

A completed degree plan is required for diploma and graduation from the program. It identifies the sequential calendar of required course completion for the desired degree. The name you have on the degree plan is the name that will be on your diploma. You are ultimately responsible for knowing and completing the degree requirements in a timely manner. In the spring of the first program year, the advisor will submit the form to the Registrar, who will review and approve the plan and send a copy to you. KEEP YOUR COPY and refer to it each time you enroll for classes. Notify your advisor immediately if any change from the approved plan is necessary.

Withdrawal for the University

If you must withdraw from the university before the end of the year, talk with your advisor and the Associate Dean of the College of Graduate & Extended Studies. The student is to state the reason for his/her withdrawal and this will become a part of the primary or permanent record. An exit interview with the advisor and is required. Withdrawing without notification to necessary offices will result in grades for all courses in which you are enrolled being recorded as "F" on your permanent record. Protect your GPA and your academic future. A student must re-apply for admission to the University after a one semester absence.

Non-Discriminatory Policy

Central Methodist University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability. Further, the University complies with all other federal and state non-discrimination requirements. In its recruitment and admission of students, the University’s educational programs, activities, financial assistance, loan and scholarship programs are made available to all qualified students without regard to race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability.